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Convex sided bowl

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The base is flat, and the rim is plain and inverted. It is broken and mended. There is one piece broken of the rim.

Provenance

From Elkab. 1897, excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account , assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.1013

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels